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Feb 12, 2013 5:30pm PST
correspondent pierre thomas. what are you learned, pier? >> diane, all night my sources have been calling this most the dangerous of situations. with that cabin up in flames those images prove they were right. my sources an tis palted this would end in bloody fashion. you can take dorner at his word. he said, quote, self preservation is no longer important to me. i do not fear death. as i died long ago. the situation is still dangerous. they've got to figure out a way to make certainer that dorner snot able to escape in that cloud of smoke. they're taking no chances. they describe dorner as lethal. someone well versed in the use of handguns and assault rifles. he even said he had a 50 caliber rifle. did he die in those flames? they're likely to use some sort of bulldozer to probe the building. they clearly decided to let mr. dorner die if he was inside. >> all right. standing by, watching this story. we of course will be staying with it to bring you every new development throughout this broadcast. but we do want to move on to the state of union. the president's focus will include jobs and
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 5:30pm PST
cecilia? >> reporter: diane, good evening. i am standing at the one-time police command post, the heart of that manhunt for christopher dorner. and just take a look at this. right over my shoulder, those houses right there, we now know that's where dorner was holed up just as of yesterday. neighbors telling us he very well may have been hiding in plain sight. from a barrage of gun fire to a rush of flame -- to that shell of a house now nothing left but rubble. >> shut down the freeway, possibly for the subject we've been looking for. >> reporter: christopher dorner's run from the law began to unravel here. to a cabin near a ski resort. police say dorner broke in and yesterday, when two unsuspecting women came by to clean, he allegedly tied them up, took their car and then sped off. one of the women broke free and managed to call the police. dorner was once again on the run. chased by police, he abandoned the stolen car, then up the road, police say dorner carjacked rick heltebrake. >> dorner jumped out of the snow at me, gun drawn, big, long rifle. so, i just stopped and put
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
, diane. tonight, police officers across this whole region feel they are under attack. police headquarters here on lockdown. every entrance, every exit, heavily guarded. the entire police force in america's second largest city, essentially held hostage to one man who is allegedly bent on revenge. tonight, by air, land and sea, an all-out manhunt. the suspect, one of their own. 33-year-old christopher dorner. a former lapd officer, now an alleged cop killer. police say he isn't just targeting cops, but their families, too. >> this has gone far enough. you know, nobody else needs to die. >> reporter: the killing spree started sunday in orange county, with the baffling double murder of a popular college basketball coach and her fiance. monica quan and keith laurence, shot in cold blood as they sat in their car. only last night did authorities put two and two together. quan is the daughter of retired lapd captain randy quan, who was instrumental in getting christopher dorner fired. in a rambling manifesto posted online, dorner blames quan and other lapd officers of a smear campaign, after dorn
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 6:30pm EST
is standing in the middle of what would be rush hour in topeka, right ginger? >> reporter: diane, here in kansas, where they have declared a state of emergency, and, yes, this is downtown topeka, main roads, nobody on them. peoples of snow, still very slick. kansas officials and others from here to nebraska, illinois and missouri, asking people to stay off the roads tonight. halted in the heartland. the monster snowstorm made for white-knuckle driving. from cars being pushes and pulled in kansas city, to this car up in flames after revving the engine trying to get up a hill in kansas. inside the behemoth storm, it looked like this. visibility, probably about a quarter mile. and sounded like that -- there we go. thundersnow. highways were shut down from missouri to kansas. >> just lost control. due to the weather condition. >> reporter: scary? >> scary! yes, it is. >> reporter: ice was an issue in parts of arkansas and missouri, where freezing rain made travel dangerous. at the storm's peak, snow fell at an amazing rate, up to three inches per hour. look how quickly it adds up in arkans
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 5:30pm PST
70 miles per hour in connecticut, taking down power lines and trees. diane, i wanted to go back to that image inside the detroit whiteout today. now, if this happens, the recommendation is to gradually slow down, turn on your flashers and if you can get off the highway, do so. diane? >> again, you have to act fast. thank you so much, ginger zee reporting in tonight. >>> and now, in washington today, one man entered the arena. chuck hagel, the purple heart recipient from the vietnam war, the former senator, nominated to be secretary of defense. his former colleagues met him with a fuselage of critical questions today, and abc's chief washington correspondent jonathan karl tells us about the fiery day. >> reporter: he's a vietnam veteran and former republican senator, but today chick hagel found himself and his judgment under attack by a fellow republican and vietnam vet. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be -- >> the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since -- >> since vietnam. were you correct or incorrect? >> well, i'm not go
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
and risks. that rare opportunity will occur tomorrow, when john brennan speaks. diane? >> it is going to be a very combustive day. thank you, martha raddatz. >>> and also today, a more trusted part of american life has succumbed to modern times. the postal service announced today that saturday delivery of letters will soon end in august. only packages will come to your door. and abc's ron claiborne tells us about the surprising ways this will affect everyone. >> reporter: a $15 billion budget deficit has done what neither rain nor sleet nor snow could do. >> the choice is either change some of the service or raise prices. and people don't want prices raised. we'll make the changes in service. >> hello. >> how are you today? >> i'm great, thanks. >> reporter: lorenzo hudson has been making the rounds in great neck, new york, for more than 20 years. he was featured in a postal service tv commercial that ran during the super bowl pregame show. >> we don't want to see the business go under, because they couldn't get rid of saturday or because they didn't get rid of saturday, but at the sa
ABC
Feb 18, 2013 5:30pm PST
will win." diane? >> all right, terry moran, our thanks to you. and terry will be sending out more reports to us from inside syria in the days ahead. >>> back here at home, it's time to fasten our seat belts. for 32 straight days now, gasoline prices have soared, now a four-month high. $3.73 a gallon. and we learned today how much higher they'll rise in april and when they should start falling again. the newest member of our abc team, a veteran business reporter, linzie janis, here to explain. linzie, welcome. >> reporter: thank you very much, diane. you know, americans spent 4% of their household budget on gas last year. it's the biggest spike in three decades and it makes the recent spike all the more worrying. the pearsons know what they're not looking for in the family car. >> i don't want an suv, it's too much price -- it's too pricey on gas. >> reporter: they're giving up more space for more miles to the gallon. it's their number one priority. >> close to $4 already, i think by the end of the month, it will be $4. >> reporter: prices often spike in the spring as refineries switch ove
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
hackers from that secret army building in shanghai, diane. >> all right, brian ross, thank you. >>> and now, to the deepening mystery in the murder case against olympic hero oscar today, we saw dueling images. the once beloved athlete in court, hearing the charges against him. solemn, sober. while 700 miles away, there was a memorial for his girlfriend. tonight, two contradictory versions of what happened, and abc's bazi kanani takes us through both. >> reporter: in reeva steenkamp's hometown, her family gathered to say good-bye. >> there's only one thing missing, it's reeva. >> reporter: today, pistorius explained for the first time his version of events on that valentine's day. they were both sleeping, pistorius said, when he woke up and went onto the balcony when he heard a noise in the bathroom. in the pitch dark, he grabbed his gun and rushed into the bathroom, noticed an open window and thought an intruder was hiding in the toilet room. "i knew i had to protect reeva and myself," he wrote. he says he yelled for her to call police. and while still without prosthetics, he f
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
that people see and it would likely save your life. diane? >> and those blizzards come on so fast. thank you, ginger zee. >>> and now, we move onto the new and strange twist tonight in the case against olympic hero oscar pistorius, charged with murder. tonight, the case is turning upside down and abc's bazi kanani has the latest. >> reporter: tonight, a radical reversal. the eyes of judgment turned from olympian oscar pistorius to one of the people accusing him -- chief investigator hilton botha. botha had been the prosecution's key witness, his testimony the most likely to keep pistorius in jail. but today, embarrassed prosecutors said they didn't know the detective was being investigated for seven counts of attempted murder, opening fire on a passenger mini-bus in 2011. >> surely they should have been prepared. >> reporter: legal analysts say the bail hearing has suddenly turned in favor of the blade runner, the champion who made millions for his inspiring accomplishments. >> i never really encountered anything that i can't do. >> reporter: but since the valentine's day shooting, he has no
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 6:30pm EST
right now. cecilia? >> reporter: diane, good evening. the situation is still ongoing. this is what we know. christopher dorner is holed up on a house on that mountain. two officers have been shot and wounded. los angeles police just went on live television to broadcast a plea to him. telling him, enough is enough, it's time to turn yourself in. >> if he's watching this, a message for himself is, enough is enough. it's time to turn yourself in, it's time to stop the bloodshed. it's time to let this event and let this incident be over. >> reporter: in the remote mountains above los angeles today, a violent shootout. gun fire as officers in s.w.a.t. gear closed in on the man accused of killing one of their own and tormenting an entire community for the past six days. the whole exchange broadcast on live television. authorities say the suspect, holed up inside the hillside cabin, is christopher dorner, a former los angeles police officer skilled in sniper tactics. >> during that exchange of gun fire, two officers were injured. they've been air lifted to a local hospital. right now, their
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
grew up hearing my parents talk about. and it may be our turn now. >> reporter: diane, the worst of it is just getting under way, it will go through the early morning hours. we've had a 50-plus miles per hour gust. i have the goggles and i'm going to need it here. as will everyone else. into the overnight. diane? >> snappy goggles, but you do need that protection. thanks so much, ginger. so you're ordered off the roads in boston. but gio benitez is out on other roads for us tonight in hartford, connecticut. >> reporter: we're making the drive through hartford, connecticut. the governor here has already declared a state of emergency. he's also ordering people off the roads. as conditions deteriorate into a blizzard. >> please stay off of 95, 84, 91, merit parkway and any other limit access road in the state. only emergency personnel and response personnel should be using that road system. >> reporter: national weather service has warned of whiteout conditions throughout the storm zone. that means visibility will be near zero. 800 state and private plow crews are ready to take on t
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
happened. jeffrey? >> reporter: good evening, diane. it's as if an earthquake has hit the vatican. the lights are still on, the buildings are still standing, but people here rocked by the surprise resignation of benedict xvi. it began as a routine vatican ceremony, but the pope's announcement in latin was anything but routine. "i have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the papal ministry." with that, for the first time in 600 years, a pope is resigning. benedict xvi was already old, 78, when he became pope. that was 2005. here he is almost eight years later, clearly frail and feeble. his older brother, father georg ratzinger, said today benedict is having trouble walking and had been advised by his doctors to stop traveling overseas. benedict will relinquish his papacy on february 28th. >> today's decision by benedict xvi came as a huge surprise to me, and, i think, to everyone in rome and everyone in the vatican. >> reporter: as a cardinal, joseph ratzinger was known as john paul ii's enforcer of religi
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
problem, and diane, it may not be the biggest problem. take a look at this storm system, when it finally gets together. what you're seeing on the ray door tonight is not even the real storm. the storm really kicks in tomorrow, getting all its energy. it has a layer of measurable ice and that's basically, already ice storm warnings out for northern arkansas and southern missouri. that's miserable ice, we think. and this line of severe storms from new orleans, including texas, all the way to mississippi. those storms could have tornadoes in them. we could be reporting on all of it during the day tomorrow. just something everyone should look for. >> not a little bit of everything, it's a lot of everything heading their way. >> reporter: a lot. >> thank you so much, sam. good to see you tonight. >>> and now, we head off to south africa and the big twist today in the case against olympian oscar pistorius. at his bail hearing, the prosecution was under pressure, backing away from a claim about steroids near his bed. abc's bazi kanani, back on the story for us. >> reporter: stoic, oscar pistori
ABC
Feb 27, 2013 5:30pm PST
days in prayer and study. in his words, diane, he will be hidden to the world. >> all right, george, our thanks to you. and, of course, when the pope leaves, it will be up to the cardinals and their vote. and here's one snapshot from a modern pilgrimage. there he was, boston's cardinal o'malley, on the plane to rome, with a newspaper, wearing his signature simple brown robe. and we were all rewinding this tape today. seven years ago, take a look. there, sealed with a ribbon, a key turns and a new pope, pope benedict, is shown around his new home. the papal apartment. there are ten rooms, floors of 16th century marble. a library crowned with an antique ceiling. and soon, another man will be passing through that door, a pope chosen in the mysterious ritual known as the conclave. abc's david wright tells us about the ancient vote to come. >> reporter: before the cardinals file into the sistine chapel and lock the doors behind them, technicians will have pulled up the floorboards to install cell phone jamming devices. violating the secrecy is punishable by excommunication. >> it's a way
ABC
Feb 26, 2013 6:30pm EST
there was a shark right off the dock. >> oh, yeah, mary lee! big girl! >>> good evening on this tuesday night. diane is on assignment. and we do begin here with those terrifying images from the sky. this evening, investigators are trying to figure out what caused a hot air balloon with nearly two dozen people inside in one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world, to explode and plummet to the ground. here are the images of it, as it was falling from the sky, the last few seconds before it crashed. tonight, the death toll at 19, and abc's alex marquardt leads us off from egypt. >> reporter: this amateur video shows the moment the vacation of a lifetime turned into tragedy. a sunrise balloon ride suddenly enveloped in black smoke. you can see it billowing from the basket. then the balloon begins to collapse. deflated, it now plummets a thousand feet down to earth. photographer christopher michel watched it all unfold from another balloon. >> we heard a loud explosion and then a lot of smoke right behind us. our first feeling was it couldn't be a balloon but it turned out actually to be, unfor
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
that, but of course, diane, that is going to require money and it is also the kind of thing that will take a long time to actually show result. >> a long time. how soon? what is the soonest? >> reporter: well, it's going to take awhile because you have to go in, you're establishing a system, to go in and identify people, treat them and give the mental health experts the ability to report who they are concerned about to federal law enforcement. something they are not normally inclined to do. >> but you're saying the president is out firing up the public, because his own team has been a little bit hesitant? >> reporter: no doubt. the leader of this battle in the senate, harry reid, with george stephanopoulos this sunday on "this week," saying that he's not even convinced on the all of the president's plans. >> okay, jonathan karl, thanks so much. >>> and now, we turn to your money and a big spike tonight in the price of gas. up 18 cents in one week. the average price now $3.54 a gallon. and we also learned today americans now spend more of the family budget on gasoline than an
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
a week, she woke up to a beautiful sight this morning -- her sweet little boy. diane? >> and we love looking at his face and his smile. but gio, let me go back for a moment. the man with the gun, do i understand correctly? he had a television, he could see all of you reporting and what was behind you, he had no idea, right out of frame, were commandos preparing for this raid? >> reporter: in fact, they were training right next to the media here. >> all right, well, thank you so much, gio. again, it was an amazing, bold strike on their part. thank you. >>> and with our thanks to gio, we turn now to that secret document, 16 pages long and stirring up so much controversy tonight. it is a kind of handbook for lethal power against terrorists, even if they are american citizens. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl tells us about the news today. >> reporter: by one count, president obama has already used unmanned cia drones to strike more than 300 suspected terrorist targets, even more than his predecessor. but today, we learned just how much authority the administration bel
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 6:30pm EST
and professional, really no matter what happens on sunday, they do both agree on one thing, diane. one day, they will both be happy to coach with the other. >> all right. josh elliott, thank you so much. have a great weekend, josh. we'll all be watching. >>> still ahead on "world news" -- those cars piling up, crashing one after the other. what do the huge trucks have do with the accidents? we'll show you how to stay safe on the roads this weekend. [ mrs. hutchison ] friday night has always been all fun and games here at the hutchison household. but one dark stormy evening... she needed a good meal and a good family. so we gave her purina cat chow complete. it's the best because it has something for all of our cats! and after a couple of weeks she was part of the family. we're so lucky that lucy picked us. [ female announcer ] purina cat chow complete. and for a delicious way to help maintain a healthy weight, try new purina cat chow healthy weight. a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. b
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Feb 25, 2013 6:30pm EST
last night. ♪ >>> good evening. diane is on assignment tonight. and right now, a punishing blizzard is hitting the country hard. right through the heartland. look at this right behind me this evening. this video comes to us from texas, where authorities are posting i ining it onfacebook a warning. you can hear it underneath me here, just listen to it. something to see and something to hear tonight. and 20 states now from the lone star state all the way up to michigan with storm watches and warnings this evening. so, we begin here with abc meteorologist ginger zee in kansas, where there's a state of emergency tonight. ginger? >> reporter: david, for this part of the country, it is weather deja vu. here it is, happening again, all the way from here back to texas. it's a textbook blizzard, smothering texas, oklahoma, kansas and missouri tonight. look at this time lapse video, overnight amarillo, texas disappearing in snow. >> see what it's like so far. here we go. >> reporter: amarillo had more than a foot and a half of snow, blown by gusts of up to 77 miles per hour. huge three to fiv
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Feb 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
, covered with layers of snow and ice. now, diane, there's another storm on the way set to hit the northeast this weekend. people in new england, bracing for similar conditions. >> all right, john, our thanks to you, and safe travel to everyone tonight. >>> and now the big news on oscar pistorius, the olympic star charged in the murder of his girlfriend. it's surprised a lot of people that he's free on bail tonight. why? and did his medical condition play a role? abc's bazi kanani tells us. >> reporter: oscar pistorius appeared tense and somber as he waited to learn whether he could go home. >> i've come to the conclusion that the accused has made a case to be released on bail. >> reporter: cries of relief from his family. >> we know oscar's version that is the truth and that will prevail in the coming court case. >> reporter: defense attorneys convinced the court pistorius is not a flight risk, in part because his legs require constant medical attention. he left the courthouse today without a police escort. prosecutors will push forward with the charge of premeditated murder, while the defe
ABC
Feb 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> and you can learn how to track those sharks at abcnews.com. diane, right here tomorrow night. have a good evening. good night. >>> breaking news a manhunt underway in santa cruz two. police officers have been shot. we have a reporter on the scene to bring detail autos good news for families of a bay area couple who disappeared in a dangerous part of the world. turns out they weren't missing after all. >> a showdown taking place now over this historic east bay landmark. we're live as supporters ask the post office not to shut down. >> what are chances you'll get a ticket for running a red light? >> sky 7 is live tonight over santa cruz where a manhunt is underway. three people have been shot. we can confirm two are police officers. good evening here is where it's happening now. a house at sunny side avenue at santa cruz. a second scene is just block as way on doyle street. we're live with the latest on who is hurt and the search for who is responsible. >> this is still an active scene. a lot of police officers, people from the sheriff's department an
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 6:30pm EST
the sound of a loud weapon, diane. >> that must have been terrifying. but tell me, gio, anything we know about the condition of the child? >> reporter: well, we're told that he is physically unharmed. that is the good news. in fact, perhaps telling us that we saw an ambulance leave the scene and that ambulance had its lights and sirens off. >> and i know that was a relief to you, gio, as well. it's been a long week watching every minute of this. we thank gio benitez. >>> and of course, the story is another headline about gun violence. and today, president obama traveled to minneapolis to raise pressure for gun legislation. here's abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl. >> reporter: faced with an uphill battle in congress, the president took his campaign for new gun control measures on the road today. >> we're not going to wait until the next newtown. >> reporter: central component of the president's new plan is kwooifring virtually anybody buying a gun is a background check. but the audience in minneapolis has seen that that's not enough. last september, just a few miles fro
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 6:30pm EST
crowd to its feet. >>> good evening. it's great to have you with us on a friday night. diane has the evening off. let's get right to it. eyes of the world today stunned by this image. debris from a meteor racing toward earth, streaking across the sky. crashing into the ground in the woods. the cloudy trail the meteor produced. and on impact, this, carving a little pool into a frozen lake. the biggest meteor in more than a century to hit the planet. 1,000 people were injured from shards of flying glass and debris. there was no warning. more on that from nasa in a moment. we begin with kirit radia in moscow. >> reporter: it came out of nowhere. a bright speck in the sky, soon streaking across the horizon, followed by an almost apocalyptic scene. a blinding flash of light, and then all hell broke loose. [ explosion ] dizzying explosions, shattering windows, knocking these office workers to the ground. these students were lucky, protected by curtains from the flying glass. and these men barely escaped the blast. [ explosion ] in the streets -- pandemonium. terrified residents thought
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